Srinagar, May 23 -- To address issues affecting women through research, education and advocacy with a special emphasis on depression and suicidal tendencies among young females, the Centre for Women's Studies and Research (CWSR), University of Kashmir (KU), in collaboration with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, organised a two-day workshop here.

Titled, 'Depression and Suicidal Tendencies Among Young Female Population in Kashmir' the workshop concluded on Wednesday, an official release issued here read.

In his keynote, Prof Arshad Hussain, Department of Psychiatry, GMC Srinagar, described suicide as "a complex, multi-dimensional phenomenon" and a significant public health concern.

"There is an urgent need...